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for years, we've been learning about how terrible stress can be for our health. now there's a study out that adds a new dimension to this concern. >> it's linking high levels of stress in women with an increased risk of developing alzheimer's later in life. abc's mara schiavocampo has the details. >> i can't believe ridiculous people like him -- >> reporter: stress hurt so many of us and for "modern family's" claire dunphy, a part of modern life. >> who would take them to practice and recitals and keep them from burning the house down? >> reporter: but could it be more than just an annoyance? a new study by the american academy of neurology finds increased stress for middle aged women is associated with increased risk of alzheimer's disease. the study followed 800 women
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between 38 and 54 for almost four decades. overall, 104 women developed alzheimer's disease but the rate was much higher for women who were stressed out. of the 63 with the highest levels of stress, 16 eventually developed alzheimer's. in the more laidback group, half that number, 8 women, developed the disease. >> they are just looking at the association between neuroticism and alzheimer's. it's not causation. we need more studies to look at particular risk factors. >> reporter: researchers note personality could influence other lifestyle choices like exercise, nutrition and social interaction. and that's what may lead to alzheimer's. mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. coming up in our "insomniac kitchen," five-star food truck. with all the great options out there, who even needs to go to a restaurant anymore. a taste of the four seasons gourmet food on wheels. and later, checking into splitsville. it's a divorce hotel and a real
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way marriages are coming to an end. how it works and if it's all worth it. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. worth it. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news no
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♪ ♪ this food truck craze has really taken off. do you eat off a food truck? >> very little. >> you are missing a lot. with all the extra work that goes into running a restaurant, a food truck is the perfect way to dish it out. >> you can get all kinds of incredibly unique and delicious meals, including a five-star meal.
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the four seasons has gotten into the game. genevieve shaw brown gives us a taste in this "insomniac kitchen." >> you probably don't think about luxury hotels. but four seasons is taking its cuisine on the road on an east coast tour of nine cities. they've rolled their truck up to abc and will let me hop on board and try out a new york city staple. hi. how are you? executive chef john johnson is going to show us how to make sausage and pepper. it smells amazing. tell me what's going on here? >> some local sweet peppers. all different colors and onions. and we're just putting them on the griddle with olive oil and garlic. >> how do you know when they are done? >> when they get nice and soft and have that aroma. >> the main ingredient, right? >> the main ingredient is our homemade italian sausage.
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pork sausage. sweet italian sausage. add the tomato. >> pour it right in? >> that's our base for sausage and peppers. >> i'm not great at cooking, but i think i can handle the assembly. >> beautiful green olive baguette. and we just put these guys down inside there. a little bit of the peppers on top. >> basil. sprinkle that across the top. >> that's something you don't get at a regular food truck. only at the four seasons food truck. fresh local basel. these look great. the only problem is they are kind of small. you get three to an order? >> we are serving it this style here. a little bit larger. more like a traditional sub or hoagie. >> got you. >> we're serving it with pickled flavor potato chips. >> that sounds really good. i can't wait another second.
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you want to sample with me? >> yeah, let's do it. >> cheers to it. why not. >> that's good. >> does it pass the test? our crew has lined up here. the four seasons sent us over some samples. or resident foodies, jack and brian and marcus. our intern marcus. all right. what do you guys think? does it pass -- >> you all have gourmet palates. let us know. >> the rest of our crew is lining up. we only have two sandwiches. >> really good. >> it's good? >> it's tasty. >> a little what? >> a little chewy. you have to work. work on it. but it's good. >> they are going all over the country. you can check out wnnfans.com for more details about the truck. they'll be using local flavors. in atlanta they'll have peach ice cream sandwiches. >> i need to get back down to atlanta. >> we'll be back. need to get back down to
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now it's time for "the mix." sometimes i wish that i get these wonderful compliments when i look in the mirror. you want a little pep talk. in london in ikea, they've come up with this incredible mirror. take a look. >> that's a magnificent beard. >> wow. have you been working out? darling, your dress looks amazing. >> they're calling this the motivational mirror. two-thirds of britons claim they have an insecurity complex or self-doubt about the way they look. but these comments come up and they can tell if you are male or female. don't worry, ladies. they won't be telling you that beard looks magnificent. >> the whole mirror, mirror on
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this morning on "world news now" -- the frightening virus. relatives of the man infected with ebola confined to their dallas apartment. as public health investigators try to find out how many were exposed. football tragedy. a 16-year-old dies after taking a hard hit on the field. new demands for safety after an alarming number of deaths. the hotel that caters to people whose relationships are on the rocks. and later in "the skinny," the real life legal drama for a reality tv couple. two stars from "real housewives of new jersey" go from fame to jail this friday, october 3rd.
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>> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning to you all on this friday. i'm t.j. holmes. >> i'm reena ninan. >> it is nice. this is my first full week here. >> how is it going? >> it's friday. it's like the greatest friday of my life. >> what are you going to do? sleep all weekend? >> no, i'm excited to see some daylight. it's going to be awesome. >> the vampire hours. >> i'm excited about that. it's been a good week. thank you for walking me through it and taking my hand and guiding me through this thing. >> good to have you here. >> thank you. we've been talking a lot this week. seems like this story isn't going to go away any time soon. ebola. a worldwide crisis. certainly now here in the u.s. in dallas. another american is now infected. this american was part of an nbc news crew working in liberia. he's now being flown back to the u.s. >> that's right. that man is in a dallas
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hospital. this is the liberian man we're talking about now. has ebola. told an emergency room nurse he had no contact with anyone who was ill when he was in liberia. we've learned that's not the truth. >> united airlines notifying passengers on the flight with that ebola patient. >> reporter: inside this apartment in dallas, a family in quarantine. relatives of the first person ever diagnosed with ebola in the united states ordered by law not to leave. and we know they've tried. a police officer now posted outside. supplies delivered. even the walkways hosed down. >> nobody is supposed to go inside the apartment. they are in their apartment. they cannot come out. >> disease detectives now in a race to answer one question -- how many people could one person have infected? their investigation starts here with thomas eric duncan in isolation at this dallas hospital. the cdc now tracking 100 people
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he may have come into contact with. first, the doctors and nurses who treated him. then, the three paramedics who brought him in by ambulance. that web expanding to anyone duncan encountered, even briefly, including eight children. anyone who visited that apartment. those at highest risk, his relatives now quarantined inside. about a dozen people will have their temperatures monitored for 21 days. and if any one of them exhibits symptoms, the chain begins again. this time retracing all of their contacts. that web being closely watched inside this emergency operations center in dallas. >> this is an emergency message from the city of dallas. >> reporter: warnings going out by phone to more than 11,000 residents. >> while this is concerning, there is no ongoing danger to your health. >> reporter: three children who came in contact with duncan sent home from school. a community on edge. >> all the way down, i think everyone parent is going to be
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worried. >> reporter: especially here in the apartment where duncan's family is quarantined. the sheets he slept on while sick and contagious still inside in plastic bags. no one has come to collect them. another disturbing piece of information liberian officials telling us that when thomas eric duncan left that country he filled out a form saying he'd not been in contact with any ebola victims. we now know that to be untrue. cecilia vega, abc news, dallas. it's cold and flu season. if you have not come physically in contact with someone who has ebola, you are probably okay. the concern obviously in dallas is who was he around? that sort of concern. but people are -- there's no reason to hit the panic button. most people across america will be okay. but this is obviously great concern in dallas. >> this is scary given what we've been seeing in other parts of the world. one part in particular, in the western part of africa. but this is just, frankly, so new to us. this is scary.
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and the death rate if someone gets ebola. we freak out a little bit when things like this happen. this is a first for the united states. someone here in the united states has been diagnosed with ebola. we'll keep an eye on this. another health emergency going on developing this morning. rising number of cases of paralysis links to this enterovirus 68. it's been hitting kids especially hard. that's bryan sotelo, an 11-year-old. he's been in a hospital in dallas as well since july. now too weak to even speak. barely able to move his right arm. doctors are testing to see if he has the same virus that's been linked to dozens of cases of paralysis across the country. >> there are different severities. some may affect one, two, three and four limbs. but the virus does stop on its own at some point. >> doctors say it's too early to know whether the children stricken with paralysis will get
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back the use of their limbs. seven states are reporting 28 cases. that number doubling in just a day. a new york teenager is dead after colliding with an opponent during a high school football game making him the third high school player to die in a week. these tragic incidents are drawing attention to the risk many young athletes are facing every day. here's abc's tom llamas. >> reporter: it could be any high school in america. but here on new york's long island, hugs and tears after a student died following a punishing hit on the football field. >> high school junior tom cutinella appears to have suffered a head injury and collapsed. >> i think it was the result of a typical football play. a freak accident. >> reporter: grief counselors helping some students and the community. >> everybody is traumatized by this. this is not going to just end today or tomorrow. the kids are really shaken up. >> reporter: a devastating week for the game. since last friday, three high school football players from new york, north carolina and alabama died after playing. two of those deaths came right
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after hard hits. take a look at this video from a high school football practice. the kids move fast and hit hard. the professionals are vulnerable as well. the nfl is in the midst of a nearly billion-dollar settlement with retired players over concussion related injuries. the nfl now predicting nearly one-third of retired pros will develop brain injuries. the toll taken by football is on the minds of everyone here at this vigil for the long island player who died. on a facebook memorial, one parent posting, this is a terrible reminder of how dangerous this sport can be. tom llamas, abc news, new york. a search for hannah graham has turned up empty. the university of virginia student vanished three weeks ago. she was seen on surveillance video. police say they may get some extra help tomorrow when hunting season starts in the state.
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jesse matthew jr. has been charged in connection with her disappearance. frightening moments for a couple of window washers in oakland, california. they got stuck 19 floors in the air when it malfunctioned. they were stranded in the hot sun for two hours before firefighters rappelled down from the roof of the high rise to rescue them. they were dehydrated and hungry but otherwise okay. and dozens of families were trapped down a california ferris wheel for an hour and a half. the ride at disney's california adventure stalled yesterday afternoon and workers actually had to manually restart it and remove passengers one by one. no one was injured. nearly 250,000 homes and businesses were without power in north texas after strong storms moved through there. take a look at these transformers which blew in dallas. see that? bottom left. this is at the height of the storm. the high winds blew the roof off a college in arlington. the school closed on friday so many of the students had already left campus. that severe weather is moving east this morning. here's a look at your
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weather. the severe storms that hit texas are moving east. showers and thunderstorms threaten arkansas and tennessee and eventually the carolinas. stormy from michigan to the ohio valley. >> in southern california and the southwest, cooling down in the rockies. chilly in the center of the country. seasonal in the northeast. turn now to a message more than four decades in the making. late august a canadian man picked up a bottle. you see it there? he was cleaning up garbage near the highway. but in that bottle, he found a message from 1970. >> and he did some digging online. and found the woman who had written the note. she was just 14 years old then. now grown up and married. the woman said she was thrilled to discover her message of delivered. can you believe she actually put this message in the bottle in a river while camping with her family. >> i think he had a difficult time seeing what it actually said. i don't know if we have the actual words.
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i think we all did this as kids. even as school projects. do you remember what you wrote? >> one said i'm going to be an actress or veterinarian. >> that's what yours said? >> she turned out to be a hairdresser. >> please contact darilyn yates. i'm assuming she's moved from that address. >> we got "the skinny" coming up. outrage over maroon 5's new video. we'll show you what has critics so worked up. they check in as couples and check out as singles. we're taking you to a real heartbreak hotel. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by colonial penn life insurance. >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by colonial penn life insurance.
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♪ ♪ ♪ heartbreak hotel ♪ ♪ heartbreak hotel i love that song. >> we're talking about "heartbreak hotel." there's an actual hotel we have here. heartbreak or relief? depends on your perspective. we're talking about the divorce hotel. >> this is where married couples check in to the resort to get away from it all. you can make a reservation to get away from each other. paula faris gives us an exclusive look. >> reporter: it has all the
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perks of a romantic getaway. champagne. serene atmosphere. >> i love the trees. >> reporter: but this is no celebration. at this hotel, you check in married -- >> i don't think so. >> reporter: and check out divorced. jonathan and kathryn have signed up for a new program that's taking place at this idyllic hotel. where in only two days they'll untangle their 20-year marriage with the help of a mediator. >> we don't want to fight. we get along. we wanted to show our kids that no matter what, you can get through this without fighting. >> reporter: michelle martin, a divorce mediator, will lead the couple through the intense and painful divorce process. >> we're here to get divorced. and so i wanted to make sure that was understood. >> reporter: it's time to talk custody. jonathan commits to having the kids wednesdays and every other weekend but up next, an even more uncomfortable topic. future significant others.
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>> i don't think we need to -- this is too much for me to think about right now. >> reporter: they agree to not introduce significant others until they've been dating for a year. >> hours later at dinner, it's difficult to tell if this couple is getting divorced. >> for the first time in so many years, i can say i dated. how sad is that? it has to be when we're divorcing. >> reporter: and after two grueling days, this is it. their forever after is about to end. and with that, the divorcees head outside to let their single status sink in. i'm paula faris in saratoga springs, new york. >> something twisted.
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doesn't seem right. i don't want to ever celebrate a divorce. maybe it's a relief. you go your own way but you're celebrating a failure. you failed at something. nobody wants that. i'm speaking from a guy. i'm a divorced guy. i'm happily married five years but i screwed it up the first time. it's not something necessarily you want to -- >> would you have done this? would this have been a way to end it? >> champagne at the end of it? absolutely not. >> sometimes it gets nasty and bitter. could this have been a way to reconcile faster and quicker and help heal and move on. >> it did seem peaceful. i'll give them that. but, man, they make it easy to get divorced in this country, don't they? an olympian and her comeback. >> and the music video that has some fans outraged and disgusted. "the skinny" up next. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ skinny ♪ skinny so skinny ♪ prison time for a reality tv couple. teresa giudice from "real housewives of new jersey" faces 15 months behind bars for conspiracy and bankruptcy charges. her sentence begins in january. >> and her hubby joe was sentenced to 41 months in prison. he'll be serving time when teresa is released and will likely be deported once he's released.
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together they must pay $414,000 in restitution. bravo won't say what's going to happen to their position on the show. the great news about lindsey vonn. the former olympic champ is back on the slopes. >> she skied for the first time yesterday. >> vonn posted a photo with a caption, after a long nine months, i'm back on the snow. definitely worth the wait. she has every intention of competing in the olympics in south korea in 2018. lead singer adam levine is after the video of "animal," lead singer adam levine is dressed as a butcher. >> the twitter followers also expressed disgust and one group said it trivialized serious
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crime. so far no word from adam levine or the rest of the band. if you're going to receive a pep talk, an oscar winner wouldn't be bad. how about matthew mcconaughey? >> he made an appearance in front of the texas longhorns. he ended up getting all existential on them, like his character on "true detective" but in a positive way. >> ask yourself when you look in the mirror, why do i play this game? i find when i've done my best work it was only when i pushed myself to be better than i even thought. >> wise words there. the longhorns take on the baylor bears tomorrow on abc. >> this is their special thing. time for celebrity birthdays. big day for chubby checker. 73 years old. >> the reverend al sharpton is 60. >> gwen stefani, 45. and seann william scott turns 38.
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it smells so much better! so you and your guests can breathe happy. ♪ ♪ time to rewind on this friday morning. thinking about what a week it's been for news. lots of headlines from the disease outbreaks to a manhunt for the secret service scandals and the bombings overseas. really a whirlwind week. >> it wasn't all death and destruction. there were a few silver linings, including a notable wedding. hear all about it in our "friday rewind." >> i have no doubt that we will control this importation or this case of ebola so that it does not spread widely in this country. >> i believe that you have done a disservice to the president of the united states. >> we all are outraged within the secret service of how this incident came to pass.
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>> in the muslim world right now there is a cancer that has grown for too long that suggests that it is acceptable to kill innocent people who worship a different god. >> at some point, somebody's boots have to be on the ground. they intend to kill us. if we don't destroy them first, we'll pay the price. >> i'm calling on you, eric, to surrender. you are clearly stressed. you are making significant mistakes. >> we know where morgan is. hannah graham is still missing, and her family needs to know where she is. we need to bring hannah home. >> i know what happened. i know it was an accident, but i'm offering to talk to them. >> it is appalling he was left in on that play. >> i don't know. 4 he might have a concussion or not. >> do you check to see if your
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name is still on the list? >> i'm not giving it away fast enough is the problem. >> a custom tux by giorgio armani. and his beautiful bride stole the show. from the first day of festivities to the last. >> very impressive. >> she's just gorgeous. >> she is fantastic. our look back at the week. >> log on to facebook, our fan page there, wnnfans.com and check out "in case you missed it." you'll see all our moments from "world news now" during the week. >> now back to the clooney wedding. they are vacationing or honeymooning in marrakesh, morocco. i tried telling abc you and i need to go there. >> for what? >> to hang out. >> you just said exclusive report. now you said hang out? >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm t.j. holmes. here are some of the top stories we're following on "world news now." hundreds of thousands were without power after a strong storm moved through north texas. winds of more than 100 miles an hour tore through the roof off buildings. and that system is on the move as we speak. we'll get an update from accuweather. the number of cases of paralysis that may be linked to enterovirus 68 is on the rise. they are investigating 28 cases, double the number from a day earlier. most of the victims are children. and new tragedies are highlighting the danger of high school football.
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a 16-year-old linebacker in new york collapses on the field and dies. the third high school player to die in a week. >> and two window washers are happy to be on solid ground after getting stuck 19 stories up. they were working on a high rise in oakland when their platform malfunctioned. firefighters managed to rescue them unharmed. those are some of our top stories on this friday, october 3rd. >> announcfromnewsof1 good morning. every day you get a little closer, a little bit faster. >> i was taking too long. >> you always say you're cleaning up after me. >> had to get your stuff. get it in the trash. >> it's not like my kitchen. i believe in cleaning as you go in the kitchen, but on set -- >> you have a man here to clean up behind you now. >> we'll save this clip for later to remind you. >> good morning to you all. good to be here. >> we'll begin with the damaging weather in the nation's midsection that's moving east potentially putting millions of people in harm's way. >> north texas particularly hit
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hard with hundreds of thousands without power. we begin with molly hunter. >> reporter: winds topping 100 miles per hour tore through texas thursday. hitting 106 miles per hour in irving, trees were don across dallas-ft. worth. nearly 280,000 people reported without power. in arlington, transformers were blowing out. nearby, a roof torn off at arlington baptist college. this street filled with debris. hail everywhere and here lightning struck this clinic. with thunderstorms comes rain and lots of it. and with the flooding, snakes, rattlesnakes spotted in florida. >> all the rain we're having, everything is on the move. >> reporter: flight cancellations are stacking. 850 out of chicago. >> sentence i'm going to san diego nonstop, i thought as long as it can take off from here, i'd be okay. >> reporter: the cold front is moving east but triple-digit temperatures and strong winds could mean more wildfires in
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southern california. >> there's one thing that all large fires have in common. they all start as very small fires. >> reporter: molly hunter, abc news, new york. >> extreme heat, severe storms and even snow coming through the upper midwest. >> let's see what's in store today. our coverage continues with forecaster stef davis at accuweather. good morning. >> thanks, reena and t.j. the threat for severe weather continuing across the ohio valley. major cities to be impacted include cincinnati and charleston. for your friday morning commute, give yourself plenty of extra time. we could see pretty heavy downpours and gusty winds. back behind the storms, chilly across the north central. real feel temperatures well below where they should be this time of year. and we could get wet snowflakes into the mix across the upper midwest for our friday into the first half of our weekend. the other side of the story, though, here across the southwest, the heat wave continues. triple-digit temperatures expected across southern
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california. the threat for wildfires does continue. reena and t.j., back to you. >> our thanks to stef davis there. the ebola crisis here at home. the dallas apartment where ebola patient thomas eric duncan's family is being held under armed guard is expected to be decontaminated today. family members must also be relocated. duncan's nephew says he was the one who called the cdc after his uncle was sent home from the dallas emergency room. >> they sent him home with those signs and symptoms and i was afraid he might not survive. i had to do everything i could to make sure he survives. >> reporter: texas health officials expanded their efforts to contain the virus, reaching out to as many as 100 people who may have had direct contact with duncan or someone close to him. liberian authorities plan to prosecute thomas duncan for lying about whether he was sick before boarding a flight to the u.s. dr. rich besser has more on how
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duncan came down with the virus. >> reporter: the story of ebola in america starts here in this neighborhood. i'm in a small courtyard. this is where thomas eric duncan lived. he brought ebola to texas. in the late afternoon he walks a quarter mile to this local health clinic. he's checking in on his neighbor, 19 and pregnant. she's very sick. nurses showing us her chart. so she had weakness, poor appetite? she fainted. when duncan arrived. the situation is grim. she was not getting better. her pressure was low. she had anemia. malaria. they said she needed to go to the hospital. they called for help. called for a car. duncan helped put her in the taxi and climbs in with her. 20 minutes later they arrived at the ebola treatment center at jfk hospital, a place where patients wait desperate to get in. no room for her. they try to another clinic. no room there either. they return back home, returning here to their neighborhood.
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eric duncan helped her from the car. they went right from here don to her house. that green house right there. he helped her back to the house. later that night, she died from ebola. and by then, thomas eric duncan has ebola, too. >> while many may think eric duncan is unique, it's likely we'll see more cases in the u.s. until it's wiped out in west africa. dr. besser, abc news, monrovia. a fourth american has become infected with the virus. he's a cameraman helping to cover the outbreak for nbc news. he is being flown back to the u.s. for treatment. the rest of the news crew, including medical correspondent dr. nancy snyderman will also return to the u.s. and be placed in quarantine for 21 days in an abundance of caution. nearly 2 million muslims have arrived for the hajj. this year saudi officials are saying they'll be safe from violent takes but health scares as well. they banned pilgrims from three
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countries where ebola has hit the hardest. sierra leone, liberia and guinea. the u.s. has a new partner in the fight against isis. parliament has improved military incursions into syria and iraq and will allow foreign fighters to operate from its territories. this new video from the islamic state shows its fighters battling for the town of kobani just over the border in syria. tens of thousands of people who live there have fled to turkey. government offices in hong kong are closed as protesters maintain their barricades around the building. pro-democracy demonstrations have entered their second week with some signs of progress. the chief executive is willing to negotiate with the protesters but he will not resign. the cyberattack on jpmorgan chase customers was much bigger than first thought. regulatory filings show more than 76 million household
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accounts were hacked along with 7 million small business accounts. previously, the bank estimated only 1 million accounts were hit back in june and july. investigators now call it the largest corporate hack ever discovered. a federal appeals court cleared the way for a restrictive abortion law to be enforced in texas. it would effectively close all but seven abortion facilities in america's second most populous state. it requires a doctors who perform abortions to have hospital admitting privileges. backerers say the law protects the health and safety of women. police in suburban atlanta looking for two smash and grab robbers that led them on an unforgettable high-speed chase. they broke into a hardware store but what they grabbed, nearly two dozen chainsaws and weed trimmers. when a lone officer almost caught up with them, they
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started chucking the chainsaws at the squad car. the officer was able to steer clear. the suspects ditched the stolen car and then disappeared. also, a suspected truck thief near los angeles had officers in hot pursuit. the driver kept going for about 90 minutes and then that happened. he was driving the wrong way at the time leading police through three counties. at one point, he abandoned the truck, tried to jump a fence but decided to get back in. finally did what was going to happen inevitably. he was going to get caught so he gave up. >> came to his senses there. >> great criminals the past couple of days. we have some interesting criminal video. here's another one for you. for the first time ever, colorado's first ever legal marijuana harvest is under way. farmers are busy cutting down their stock without worrying
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about police raids. unlike indoor growers, outdoor farmers can only harvest one a year. they hope it will bring in $4,000 to $6,000 a piece. >> i need to stop doing this to you. we've done a lot of stories and afterwards i ask you directly. we had the sexting thing. and i wanted to ask you if you use marijuana recreationally and i probably shouldn't do that either. i'll stop putting you in those positions. >> i do like brownies. that's all i'll say. >> do you like burgers? >> no. >> oh, that's right. you are -- have some restrictions. there's a burger war in japan going on. it's gone to the dark side. this is a new menu item. does that look appetizing? squid ink burger. it has two patties and the bun is dyed black ink >> it's supposed to come complete with a black month.
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♪ ♪ so there's nothing more important than keeping your family safe. some recent headlines have shown criminals are getting more and more creative. >> it may be a good idea for a refresher on some old guidelines and learn some new tricks as well. abc's gio benitez with the story. >> reporter: armed men breaking into this home, tying the homeowners for an hour and cleaning out the house. how can you make sure this doesn't happen to you? it all starts at the front door. mom knows we're coming. but thinks her 8-year-old son won't open the door to a stranger.
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>> hi, is your mom home? >> reporter: he even left the door wide open. >> you are a thief's dream. >> i know. >> reporter: former nypd detective nick cassell says every family should have a drill with rehearsals. and there are other easy fixes to make your home safer. make sure you have lights on the exterior of your house. >> the key is to keep the outside illuminated and keep the inside dark. >> reporter: reinforce all the windows, especially in the basement. so many people with alarm systems forget to turn them on. experts say beware of the dog signs are a better deterrent, even if you don't have a dog. and there's something important to keep next to your bed. it's not a baseball bat. you'll want to keep your car keys right by your bed. and that's because if you hear an intruder coming into the house, you'll want to set off that car alarm.
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security upgrades both outside and inside the house. >> i think we'll go over very large stranger danger talks. >> reporter: making sure her kids don't open that door for strangers again. gio benitez, abc news, new york. >> i don't know what that was. maybe it was that lady's bedroom, but gio, i was talking about this story. he said that kid left the door wide open. the screen. he could have just walked in. the kid just walked away and a stranger. >> sometimes home insurance policies will give you a discount if you just have an alarm installed. >> you have to use it. life getting all too real for reality tv stars. teresa and joe giudice. sentenced to jailtime for their fraudulent finances. >> what this means for their
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the king and queen of reality show excess. teresa and joe giudice are facing a harsh reality. they are both heading to prison. >> they seem to have it all. they were not afraid to flaunt it which is precisely what got them in trouble. we're "up all nightline" with juju chang. >> reporter: orange is the new jersey. she's best known for throwing tables on "the real housewives of new jersey." but the tables are turning on teresa giudice. they plead guilty to multiple charges of loan and bankruptcy fraud. just before sentencing the reality star begging for no jail time sobbed saying she was in deep depression and humbled by the experience. >> she spoke to the court in a shaky voice and at times sobbing saying i'm finally realizing what it is i've done. i need to wake up and take responsibility. >> reporter: u.s. district court
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judge esther salas was unmoved. sentencing giudice to 15 months saying my gut tells me teresa giudice deserves to be in jail. after she completes her time, her husband joe will serve his time serving a 3 1/2-year sentence. >> she was never convinced that teresa giudice until her statement to the court actually recognized the enormity of what she did wrong and what she was facing. >> reporter: for their four young children those add up to nearly five years of single parenting. earlier this year teresa opened up exclusively to my colleague amy robach about how the charges were affecting her family. >> i'm a role model for them. i can't be upset and crawl up in a ball and go in the room and lock the door. >> when the door is shut and they are in bed, do you get to do that? >> yes, and i do do that. >> reporter: in the reality show bubble they seem to have it all. >> i love you. >> reporter: beneath the shiny exterior, a different reality. they were charged with filing false w-2s for teresa and illegally obtaining construction
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loans and mortgages. for joe, tax evasion, too, to the tune of more than $1 million. that's a humiliating reversal of fortune for a family drenched in opulence. now the giudices scrambling to sell their new jersey style faux chateau. the backdrop for many a reality brawl. the price tag? just under $4 million. yet the family's long-term future remains uncertain after joe serves out his sentence. he may be facing deportation back to his native italy. juju chang, abc news, new york. >> as a mom what upsets me are those four little girls. everyone watches them. they are big tv stars. but nobody thinks about those little girls and what they'll be going through. >> and they'll be without both parents maybe even indefinitely now because the dad might get deported. the kids will probably never get a chance to live with both parents again. this is really the reality, not the show. we're going to the movies. "gone girl" and another one. we'll have that coming up.
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>> reese witherspoon is a big name in the movie, but it appears the movie chooses to focus on the real stars. witherspoon graciously steps into the background to make this sudanese lost boys saga work. also marshall fine says in examining the most basic human bonds it closes some of the distance a privileged audience may feel when confronted with the reality of the way the rest of the world lives. the movie produced by reese witherspoon who bought the film rights the book is based an. "gone girl" stars ben affleck. he reports his wife missing with a growing media circus pressuring him, his strange behavior leads everyone to start thinking the worst. >> you don't know if she has friends? you don't know what she does all day and you don't know your wife's blood type? sure you all were married? >> maybe it's type o. >> where are her folks?
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new york? >> yeah. >> can they get here in time for the press conference? >> i haven't called them yet. >> call them please, nick, now. >> affleck's character. getting the third degree. most of the reviews have been good. a few criticisms including this one from mark feeny of the "boston globe" -- the characters sound like people trying to sound like people in the movies but not quite pulling it off. and anthony morris said it's one of those rare films that actually gets more fun to watch the longer it goes on. >> you're going to go see this one? >> didn't we do a story about this yesterday? what was it about? >> well, you see a little bit more of ben affleck when you pay your $10 at the movies. $10, ladies. that's all it takes. >> full report from her on monday. >> monday morning. you better believe it. >> that's the news for this half hour. >> follow us on facebook at wnnfans.com. g. you better believe it. >> that's the news for this half hour. >> follow us an facebook at wnnfans.com.
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this morning on "world news now" -- urgent threat. this morning on "world news now" -- urgent threat. the virus that is attacking and possibly killing american children. the paralysis link and unanswered questions for doctors and parents. >> it's too early to say whether these kids will be okay in the long run. >> the growing fears coast to coast after more than 500 cases. ebola emergency. an american journalist is infected in america while public health investigators want to know if the dangerous virus was spread by a sick man in dallas. >> they are in their apartment, they cannot come out. they are not even allowed to come on the porch. >> the quarantine and the children kept out of school. also, chill out. how today's stress could impact your brain in the future.
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get expert advice to see if you are at risk. it's friday, october 3rd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, everybody. i'm t.j. holmes. alongside reena ninan. are you a high stress person? >> no, not usually. >> you seem fairly chill. i like working with you. i don't like high stress people. >> bad energy. >> it is. >> in the news industry i feel there are slightly heavy strung people. >> weird anomaly. but i hope you're not stressed out today. it's friday. we have to start on this friday with that mysterious virus that's targeting children. this enterovirus 68. the number is rising of cases of this paralysis also that could be linked to this virus. >> over the past 24 hours, the cdc took on cases from two more states, doubling the number of incidents they are investigating. abc's linsey davis has the story. >> reporter: just 11 years old, too weak to speak, bryan sotelo is fighting for his life.
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>> when he -- i never think about he's going to be like that. >> reporter: his right arm so weak he can barely lift it. doctors at his dallas hospital concerned it's a symptom of enterovirus 68. back in late july, bryan went to the hospital with a cold and flu-like symptoms. he was sent home. just days later returning to the er. much worse this time. he's been admitted ever since. after testing positive for enterovirus, bryan and his family now waiting for test results to see if it's evd 68, that particular strain linked to four deaths and spreading around the country. doctors still probing the connection between the virus and those paralysis-like symptoms. but more and more states are now reporting a total of at least 28 cases. this michigan hospital alone treating seven children from infants to 7-year-olds. >> we're concerned these new cases of limb weakness or arm and leg weakness have to do with enterovirus.
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too early to say whether they'll be okay in the long run, meaning whether they'll get all their strength back. >> reporter: this is cold season but they say if that cold turns into breathing problems, get your child into an er. if they're experiencing any kind of limb weakness, get them to a doctor right away. linsey davis, abc news, new york. also major developments in another illness. a fourth american has been infected with the ebola virus. he's a cameraman helping to cover the outbreak in liberia for nbc news. he's being flown back to the u.s. for treatment. the rest of the nbc crew, including medical correspondent dr. nancy snyderman, will also return to the u.s. and be placed in quarantine for 21 days. the latest on the intense effort to prevent ebola from spreading here in the u.s. the nephew of the man being treated for ebola in dallas tells abc news he was the one who alerted the cdc about his uncle and worries that family members now in quarantine are in
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an apartment that's not been sanitized. abc's elizabeth herr tracking all these developments from dallas. >> so far the only person showing symptoms is the patient thomas eric duncan. that's according to authorities who maintain the steps they are taking are necessary. the police now stand guard at this dallas apartment with his family inside under strict orders to stay home. >> nobody is supposed to go inside the apartment. they are in their apartment. they cannot come out. they are not even allowed to come on the porch. >> reporter: outside, neighbors received flyers with a list of symptoms. >> this is an emergency message from the city of dallas. >> reporter: and by phone, warnings to more than 11,000 residents. >> while this may be concerning, there is no ongoing danger to your health. >> reporter: with duncan still in isolation, authorities on the hunt for some 100 people who may have come in contact with him, including eight children, three
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of them identified on thursday and sent home from school. officials say duncan brought ebola to texas from liberia. and on thursday -- >> i'm in a small courtyard. this is where thomas eric duncan lived. >> reporter: abc's chief medical editor, dr. richard besser, got a look at where duncan transmitted the virus trying to get care for a fatally infected neighbor. also abc news talked to duncan's common law wife. and she said all she wants now is for him to get well. elizabeth herr, abc news, dallas. the cyberattack on jpmorgan chase customers was much bigger than first thought. regulatory filings show 76 million household accounts were hacked along with 7 million small business accounts. previously the bank estimated only 1 million accounts were hit in june and july. investigators call it the largest corporate hack ever discovered. one of the best gauges of
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the american economy is being updated this morning. we'll get the latest unemployment report. they predict the labor department will announce 215,000 new hires in september. that's up from 142,000 in august. despite this optimism, analysts predict little change in the unemployment rate which should remain around 6.1%. president obama is keeping his focus on jobs and the economy today as he talks his message to steel workers in indiana. the president delivered a speech at northwestern university near chicago yesterday touting improvements in the economy. he said even though he's not on the ballot next month his economic policies are. and he renewed his call for raising the minimum wage, equal pay for women and paid family leave. former president george w. bush is hoping his little brother will follow in his footsteps and their father's. bush 43 told fox news that he thinks his brother jeb wants to be president and would make a great president. and he joined much of the republican establishment by encouraging the former florida governor to enter the 2016 race
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for the white house. a new study finds teens who sext, that is texting naked pictures of themselves or maybe talking a little naughty via text, they are more likely to engage in sexual activity earlier and more often. teens who admitted to sexting were more likely to be sexually active a year later. they also found teen sexting did not increase risky behaviors like unsafe sex or using drugs and alcohol before sex. one more note that parents will not appreciate, according to the study, between 15% and 28% of adolescents are in fact, sexting. that number goes up for college students. do you sext? >> i can tell you i've never sext in my life. i'm so boring. why do they have me on the show. >> no, no. you've been married five years now. >> yeah. >> did you used to and now you're out of practice? >> i feel so old to tell the public that sexting didn't exist
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when i was in high school. >> but it's here now. >> it is here now. i wouldn't even know what to sext. >> did you hear the brakes on that conversation? >> that was a screech. new concerns about the dangers of football following the third death of a high school player in the country in one week. 16-year-old tom cutinella died wednesday night collapsing on a long island new york field suffering a head injury after a punishing hit. members of the football team gathered for a vigil last night. >> i think it was the result of a typical football play. just a freak accident. >> everybody is traumatized by this. this is not going to just end today or tomorrow. all the kids -- everybody is shaken up. >> investigators will be looking at everything from the type of hit to the kinds of helmets the players were wearing. for the last five weeks in the nfl on thursday nights, it's been kind of a dud. a trouncing.
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these are not good games. and this time around the packers hosting the vikings and once again, a nail-biter up until kickoff. yeah, another blowout on thursday night. they'll need to do something about these games. the packers were up 28-0 at halftime. the vikings managed to put up ten points but that was much adieu about nothing. 42-10. the last five weeks now every game on thursday night has been a blowout. a lot of people attribute this to the teams don't have enough time to recover playing these early games. their injuries. they don't recover from and don't have enough time to prepare. these have been bad games. we'll turn to lebron james. much anticipated debut of his new shoe has been delayed indefinitely. these are the lebron 12s.
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they were set to hit the stores in china this past wednesday followed by a worldwide launch on october 11th, but it's not going to happen. these are $200 shoes nike is delaying. there's a small cosmetic issue with some of the sneakers. don't exactly know what that is but you can't get them. keep your $200 for now. moving on to lamborghinis. they want it all. the sexiest sports car on the planet and most sensible. as stylish as any lamborghini. it's 910 horsepower machine. it can go from 0 to 62 in just three seconds. and it's on tops to be nearly 200 miles an hour. >> but check it out. it's a plug-in hybrid. 57 miles to the gallon if you travel 32 miles in all electric mode. emits relatively little carbon dioxide. it's roomy, economic and has everything. don't know the price tag yet but you can bet a couple hundred thousand at least. "the mix" coming up next. a lot of people looking for motivation this morning. just look in the mirror. >> insomniac kitchen. five-star foods from the four seasons food truck.
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♪ for years, we've been learning about how terrible stress can be for our health. now there's a study out that adds a new dimension to this concern. >> it's linking high levels of stress in women with an increased risk of developing alzheimer's later in life. abc's mara schiavocampo has the details. >> i can't believe ridiculous people like him -- >> reporter: stress hurt so many of us and for "modern family's" claire dunphy, a part of modern life. >> who would take them to practice and recitals and keep them from burning the house down? >> reporter: but could it be more than just an annoyance? a new study by the american academy of neurology finds increased stress for middle aged
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women is associated with increased risk of alzheimer's disease. the study followed 800 women between 38 and 54 for almost four decades. overall, 104 women developed alzheimer's disease but the rate was much higher for women who were stressed out. of the 63 with the highest levels of stress, 16 eventually developed alzheimer's. in the more laidback group, half that number, 8 women, developed the disease. >> they are just looking at the association between neuroticism and alzheimer's. it's not causation. we need more studies to look at particular risk factors. >> reporter: researchers note personality could influence other lifestyle choices like exercise, nutrition and social interaction. and that's what may lead to alzheimer's. mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. coming up in our "insomniac kitchen," five-star food truck. with all the great options out there, who even needs to go to a restaurant anymore.
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a taste of the four seasons gourmet food on wheels. and later, checking into splitsville. it's a divorce hotel and a real way marriages are coming to an end. how it works and if it's all worth it. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. >> announcer: "world new did you know that people born from 1945 through 1965 have the highest rates of hepatitis c, but most don't know they're infected? people can live for decades without symptoms,
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but over time hepatitis c can cause serious health problems. if you were born during these years, the cdc now recommends that you get a blood test for hepatitis c. so talk to your doctor and find out if you have hepatitis c. it could save your life. know more. ♪ ♪ this food truck craze has really taken off. ♪ this food truck craze has really taken off. do you eat off a food truck? >> very little. >> you are missing a lot. with all the extra work that goes into running a restaurant, a food truck is the perfect way to dish it out. >> you can get all kinds of incredibly unique and delicious meals, including a five-star meal. the four seasons has gotten into
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the game. genevieve shaw brown gives us a taste in this "insomniac kitchen." >> you probably don't think about luxury hotels. but four seasons is taking its cuisine on the road on an east coast tour of nine cities. they've rolled their truck up to abc and will let me hop on board and try out a new york city staple. hi. how are you? executive chef john johnson is going to show us how to make sausage and pepper. it smells amazing. tell me what's going on here? >> some local sweet peppers. all different colors and onions. and we're just putting them on the griddle with olive oil and garlic. >> how do you know when they are done? >> when they get nice and soft and have that aroma. >> the main ingredient, right? >> the main ingredient is our homemade italian sausage. pork sausage.
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sweet italian sausage. add the tomato. >> pour it right in? >> that's our base for sausage and peppers. >> i'm not great at cooking, but i think i can handle the assembly. >> beautiful green olive baguette. and we just put these guys down inside there. a little bit of the peppers on top. >> basil. sprinkle that across the top. >> that's something you don't get at a regular food truck. only at the four seasons food truck. fresh local basel. -- basil. these look great. the only problem is they are kind of small. you get three to an order? >> we are serving it this style here. a little bit larger. more like a traditional sub or hoagie. >> got you. >> we're serving it with pickled flavor potato chips. >> that sounds really good.
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i can't wait another second. you want to sample with me? >> yeah, let's do it. >> cheers to it. why not. >> that's good. >> does it pass the test? our crew has lined up here. the four seasons sent us over some samples. or resident foodies, jack and brian and marcus. our intern marcus. all right. what do you guys think? does it pass -- >> you all have gourmet palates. let us know. >> the rest of our crew is lining up. we only have two sandwiches. >> really good. >> it's good? >> it's tasty. >> a little what? >> a little chewy. you have to work. work on it. but it's good. >> they are going all over the country.
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this morning on "world news this morning on "world news now" -- the frightening virus. relatives of the man infected with ebola confined to their dallas apartment. as public health investigators try to find out how many were exposed. football tragedy. a 16-year-old dies after taking a hard hit on the field. new demands for safety after an alarming number of deaths. breakup business. the hotel that caters to couple whose relationship as are on the rocks. and later in "the skinny," the real life legal drama for a reality tv couple. two stars from "real housewives of new jersey" go from fame to jail this friday, october 3rd.
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>> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning to you all on this friday. i'm t.j. holmes. >> i'm reena ninan. >> it is nice. this is my first full week here. >> how is it going? >> it's friday. it's like the greatest friday of my life. >> what are you going to do? sleep all weekend? >> no, i'm excited to see some daylight. it's going to be awesome. >> the vampire hours. >> i'm excited about that. it's been a good week. thank you for walking me through it and taking my hand and guiding me through this thing. >> good to have you here. >> thank you. we've been talking a lot this week. seems like this story isn't going to go away any time soon. ebola. a worldwide crisis. certainly now here in the u.s. in dallas. another american is now infected. this american was part of an nbc news crew working in liberia. he's now being flown back to the u.s.
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>> that's right. that man is in a dallas hospital. this is the liberian man we're talking about now has ebola and told an emergency room nurse he had no contact with anyone who was ill when he was in liberia. we've learned that's not the truth. >> united airlines notifying passengers on the flight with that ebola patient. >> reporter: inside this apartment in dallas, a family in quarantine. relatives of the first person ever diagnosed with ebola in the united states ordered by law not to leave. and we know they've tried. a police officer now posted outside. supplies delivered. even the walkways hosed down. >> nobody is supposed to go inside the apartment. they are in their apartment. they cannot come out. >> disease detectives now in a race to answer one question -- how many people could one person have infected? their investigation starts here with thomas eric duncan in isolation at this dallas hospital. the cdc now tracking 100 people
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he may have come into contact with. first, the doctors and nurses who treated him. then, the three paramedics who brought him in by ambulance. that web expanding to anyone duncan encountered, even briefly, including eight children. anyone who visited that apartment. those at highest risk, his relatives now quarantined inside. about a dozen people will have their temperatures monitored for 21 days. and if any one of them exhibits symptoms, the chain begins again. this time retracing all of their contacts. that web being closely watched inside this emergency operations center in dallas. >> this is an emergency message from the city of dallas. >> reporter: warnings going out by phone to more than 11,000 residents. >> while this is concerning, there is no ongoing danger to your health. >> reporter: three children who came in contact with duncan sent home from school. a community on edge. >> all the way down, i think
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every parent is going to be worried. >> reporter: especially here in the apartment where duncan's family is quarantined. the sheets he slept on while sick and contagious still inside in plastic bags. no one has come to collect them. another disturbing piece of information liberian officials telling us that when thomas eric duncan left that country he filled out a form saying he'd not been in contact with any ebola victims. we now know that to be untrue. cecilia vega, abc news, dallas. it's cold and flu season. if you have not come physically in contact with someone who has ebola, you are probably okay. the concern obviously in dallas is who was he around? that sort of concern. but people are -- there's no reason to hit the panic button. most people across america will be okay. but this is obviously great concern in dallas. >> this is scary given what we've been seeing in other parts of the world. one part in particular, in the western part of africa.
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but this is just, frankly, so new to us. this is scary. and the death rate if someone gets ebola. we freak out a little bit when things like this happen. this is a first for the united states. someone here in the united states has been diagnosed with ebola. we'll keep an eye on this. another health emergency going on developing this morning. rising number of cases of paralysis links to this enterovirus 68. it's been hitting kids especially hard. that's bryan sotelo, an 11-year-old. he's been in a hospital in dallas as well since july. now too weak to even speak. barely able to move his right arm. doctors are testing to see if he has the same virus that's been linked to dozens of cases of paralysis across the country. >> there are different severities. some may affect one, two, three and four limbs. but the virus does stop on its own at some point. >> doctors say it's too early to know whether the children stricken with paralysis will get
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back the use of their limbs. seven states are reporting 28 cases. that number doubling in just a day. a new york teenager is dead after colliding with an opponent during a high school football game making him the third high school player to die in a week. these tragic incidents are drawing attention to the risk many young athletes are facing every day. here's abc's tom llamas. >> reporter: it could be any high school in america. but here on new york's long island, hugs and tears after a student died following a punishing hit on the football field. >> high school junior tom cutinella appears to have suffered a head injury and collapsed. >> i think it was the result of a typical football play. a freak accident. >> reporter: grief counselors helping some students and the community. >> everybody is traumatized by this. this is not going to just end today or tomorrow. the kids are really shaken up. >> reporter: a devastating week for the game. since last friday,
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three high school football players from new york, north carolina and alabama died after playing. two of those deaths came right after hard hits. take a look at this video from a high school football practice. the kids move fast and hit hard. the professionals are vulnerable as well. the nfl is in the midst of a nearly billion-dollar settlement with retired players over concussion related injuries. the nfl now predicting nearly one-third of retired pros will develop brain injuries. the toll taken by football is on the minds of everyone here at this vigil for the long island player who died. on a facebook memorial, one parent posting, this is a terrible reminder of how dangerous this sport can be. tom llamas, abc news, new york. a search for hannah graham has turned up empty. the university of virginia student vanished three weeks ago. she was seen on surveillance video. police say they may get some extra help tomorrow when hunting season starts in the state. jesse matthew jr. has been charged in connection with her disappearance. frightening moments for a
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couple of window washers in oakland, california. they got stuck 19 floors in the air when it malfunctioned. they were stranded in the hot sun for two hours before firefighters rappelled down from the roof of the high rise to rescue them. they were dehydrated and hungry but otherwise okay. and dozens of families were trapped down a california ferris wheel for an hour and a half. the ride at disney's california adventure stalled yesterday afternoon and workers actually had to manually restart it and remove passengers one by one. no one was injured. nearly 250,000 homes and businesses were without power in north texas after strong storms moved through there. take a look at these transformers which blew in dallas. see that? bottom left. this is at the height of the storm. the high winds blew the roof off a college in arlington. the school closed on friday so many of the students had already left campus. that severe weather is moving
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east this morning. here's a look at your weather. the severe storms that hit texas are moving east. showers and thunderstorms threaten arkansas and tennessee and eventually the carolinas. stormy from michigan to the ohio valley. >> in southern california and the southwest, cooling down in the rockies. chilly in the center of the country. seasonal in the northeast. turn now to a message more than four decades in the making. late august a canadian man picked up a bottle. you see it there? he was cleaning up garbage near the highway. but in that bottle, he found a message from 1970. >> and he did some digging online. and found the woman who had written the note. she was just 14 years old then. now grown up and married. the woman said she was thrilled to discover her message of delivered. can you believe she actually put this message in the bottle in a river while camping with her family. >> i think he had a difficult time seeing what it actually said.
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i don't know if we have the actual words. i think we all did this as kids. even as school projects. do you remember what you wrote? >> one said i'm going to be an actress or veterinarian. >> that's what yours said? >> she turned out to be a hairdresser. >> please contact darilyn yates. i'm assuming she's moved from that address. >> we got "the skinny" coming up. outrage over maroon 5's new video. we'll show you what has critics so worked up. they check in as couples and check out as singles. we're taking you to a real heartbreak hotel. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by colonial penn life insurance. >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by colonial penn life insurance.
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♪ ♪ ♪ heartbreak hotel ♪ ♪ heartbreak hotel ♪ ♪ heartbreak hotel i love that song. >> we're talking about "heartbreak hotel." there's an actual hotel we have here. heartbreak or relief? depends on your perspective. we're talking about the divorce hotel. >> this is where married couples check in to the resort to get away from it all. you can make a reservation to get away from each other. paula faris gives us an exclusive look. >> reporter: it has all the perks of a romantic getaway.
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champagne. serene atmosphere. >> i love the trees. >> reporter: but this is no celebration. at this hotel, you check in married -- >> i don't think so. >> reporter: and check out divorced. jonathan and kathryn have signed up for a new program that's taking place at this idyllic hotel. where in only two days they'll untangle their 20-year marriage with the help of a mediator. >> we don't want to fight. we get along. we wanted to show our kids that no matter what, you can get through this without fighting. >> reporter: michelle martin, a divorce mediator, will lead the couple through the intense and painful divorce process. >> we're here to get divorced. and so i wanted to make sure that was understood. >> reporter: it's time to talk custody. jonathan commits to having the
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kids wednesdays and every other weekend but up next, an even more uncomfortable topic. future significant others. >> i don't think we need to -- this is too much for me to think about right now. >> reporter: they agree to not introduce significant others until they've been dating for a year. >> hours later at dinner, it's difficult to tell if this couple is getting divorced. >> for the first time in so many years, i can say i dated. how sad is that? it has to be when we're divorcing. >> reporter: and after two grueling days, this is it. their forever after is about to end. and with that, the divorcees head outside to let their single status sink in. i'm paula faris in saratoga springs, new york. >> something twisted.
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doesn't seem right. i don't want to ever celebrate a divorce. maybe it's a relief. you go your own way but you're celebrating a failure. you failed at something. nobody wants that. i'm speaking from a guy. i'm a divorced guy. i'm happily married five years but i screwed it up the first time. it's not something necessarily you want to -- >> would you have done this? would this have been a way to end it? >> champagne at the end of it? absolutely not. >> sometimes it gets nasty and bitter. could this have been a way to reconcile faster and quicker and help heal and move on. >> it did seem peaceful. i'll give them that. but, man, they make it easy to get divorced in this country, don't they? an olympian and her comeback. >> and the music video that has some fans outraged and disgusted. "the skinny" up next. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ skinny ♪ skinny so skinny ♪ prison time for a reality tv ♪ skinny so skinny ♪ prison time for a reality tv couple. teresa giudice from "real housewives of new jersey" faces 15 months behind bars for conspiracy and bankruptcy charges. her sentence begins in january. >> and her hubby joe was sentenced to 41 months in prison. he'll be serving time when
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teresa is released and will likely be deported once he's released. together they must pay $414,000 in restitution. bravo won't say what's going to happen to their position on the show. the great news about lindsey vonn. the former olympic champ is back on the slopes. >> she skied for the first time yesterday. >> vonn posted a photo with a caption, after a long nine months, i'm back on the snow. definitely worth the wait. she has every intention of competing in the olympics in south korea in 2018. lead singer adam levine is after the video of "animal," activists are calling it a stalker's fantasy. lead singer adam levine is dressed as a butcher. stalking a woman played by his real wife. breaking into her home and crawling in bed with her. >> the twitter followers also expressed disgust and one group
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said it trivialized serious crime. so far no word from adam levine or the rest of the band. if you're going to receive a pep talk, an oscar winner wouldn't be bad. how about matthew mcconaughey? >> he made an appearance in front of the texas longhorns. he ended up getting all existential on them, like his character on "true detective" but in a positive way. >> ask yourself when you look in the mirror, why do i play this game? i find when i've done my best work it was only when i pushed myself to be better than i even thought. >> wise words there. the longhorns take on the baylor bears tomorrow on abc. >> this is their special thing. time for celebrity birthdays. big day for chubby checker. 73 years old. >> the reverend al sharpton is 60. >> gwen stefani, 45. and seann william scott turns 38.
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it is acceptable to kill innocent people who worship a different god. >> at some point, somebody's boots have to be on the ground. they intend to kill us. if we don't destroy them first, we'll pay the price. >> i'm calling on you, eric, to surrender. you are clearly stressed. you are making significant mistakes. >> we know where morgan is. hannah graham is still missing, and her family needs to know where she is. we need to bring hannah home. >> i know what happened. i know it was an accident, but i'm offering to talk to them. >> it is appalling he was left in on that play. >> i don't know. 4 he might have a concussion or
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not. >> do you check to see if your name is still on the list? >> i'm not giving it away fast enough is the problem. >> a custom tux by giorgio armani. and his beautiful bride stole the show. from the first day of festivities to the last. >> very impressive. >> she's just gorgeous. >> she is fantastic. our look back at the week. >> log on to facebook, our fan page there, wnnfans.com and check out "in case you missed it." you'll see all our moments from "world news now" during the week. >> now back to the clooney wedding. they are vacationing or honeymooning in marrakesh, morocco. i tried telling abc you and i need to go there. >> for what? >> to hang out. >> you just said exclusive report. now you said hang out? >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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making news in america this morning. another american infected with ebola in africa. the rush to treat him here in the u.s. as a texas community anxiously waits to see if ebola has spread there. powerful punch. a massive storm system from canada to mexico across a third of the country right now. ripping off roofs and leaving thousands without power. one of the biggest cyber attacks ever. targeting the accounts of 76 million households. how it happened and what you can do it protect yourself right now. and the stunning finish overnight, the number two team in the country upset at home. just the start of what might be a wild weekend in college football.

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